New Publications Advisory Board


To encourage research, writing, and nonprint media production that may be appropriate for a separately published title by ACRL; to solicit topics and, without guarantee of publication, to suggest them to appropriate authors; to review all manuscripts/materials submitted for possible publication as a separate ACRL published title; to serve as an advisory body to the ACRL publications officer.


Barbara Irene Dewey (Chair, July 1, 2013, to June 30, 2016)
Christopher V. Hollister (Member, July 1, 2013, to June 30, 2016)
Ms. Rebecca Kate Miller (Member, July 1, 2013, to June 30, 2016)
Ms. Beth Sandore Namachchivaya (Member, July 1, 2014, to June 30, 2017)
Mr. Raymond Pun (Member, July 1, 2013, to June 30, 2016)

Displaying active committee roster as of 07/01/2015. Last retrieved on 05/25/2015. Members can log in to view full contact information for committee members.


The New Publications Advisory Board composition requires:

• Four to six members, in addition to a chair and ex officio members
• Three-year staggered terms
• Members serve no more than two consecutive terms.
• Ex officio members include the ACRL Past-President (listed as Board Liaison), ACRL Executive Director, ACRL Publications Committee Chair, ACRL Content Strategist (listed as Staff Liaison), and the Publications in Librarianship Editor.
• Editorial Board criteria is detailed in the ACRL Guide to Policies and Procedures


The New Publications Advisory Board was created by the ACRL Board of Directors.

Get Involved

Volunteer applications for ACRL division-level committees are accepted through February 15 for service the following committee term, which begins July 1. Visit for more information and a link to the volunteer form.

Staff Liaison

Kathryn Deiss
Content Specialist
Association of College & Research Libraries
American Library Association
50 East Huron Street
Chicago, IL  60611-2788
Work: 312-280-2529